The Chandler News. (Chandler, Okla.), Vol. 11, No. 37, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 29, 1902 Page: 10 of 14
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THE ChANDLER NEWS: THUSRDAY. *IW "!>, 1902
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Great interest is being manifested in the new
town of Parnell, Okla., which is to be opened
• This is a new town in the south central part of Lincoln county in'the beautiful^
Quapaw Valley and on a gentle slope to the west of the Santa Fe right of way*
The Townsite Company have set aside a liberal amount of money to beautify .
the city and make permanent improvements. . . •
.'Location V'; j
Parnell is located 45 miles from Oklahoma City, 12 mil£s froTn Chandler, 25 f
miles from Wellston, 20 miles from Shawnee and. 7 miles south of Deep Fork
in the centre of a rich farming country which insures it liberal patronage. The
Townsite Company is composed of business men who have the future welfare * j
of the town at heart, which is a guarantee of its future success. * "• J
Plan of Opening |
Tickets will be sold for $25 each and each ticket will draw a lot. Absolutely jp
no reservation will be made except for school and church purposes.. The Bank ^
of Parnell has put up $500.00 with the treasurer of the Townsite Company and*
will pay that amount for their choice of lots. The selection of this lot will be * i
made previous to the drawing. There will be thousands of dollars worth of j
stock and farm produce shipped from Parnell this season. The Santa Fe will . I
be the first of the new roads to run trains into Lincoln county which will be' in f
plenty of time to move this fall's crops. t 5:
The Quapaw Valley Townsite Company |
N. WHITACRE, President, FRED WAGONER, Secretary,
J. W. HOCKER, Treasurer, J. H. KENNEDY, Ass't Sec'y. jg
N. Whitacre, Fred Wagoner, J. S. Hopping J. W. Hocker, Wm. Parnell, J. H. Kennedy. ;
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Gilstrap, H. B. The Chandler News. (Chandler, Okla.), Vol. 11, No. 37, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 29, 1902, newspaper, May 29, 1902; Chandler, Oklahoma. (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc117577/m1/10/: accessed April 15, 2021), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.